Month: October 2018

A new report says to get ready for three different S10 models. It also explains how Samsung is readying its new folding phone with the help of Google. All that, your comments and more on this episode of Alphabet City! Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us
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Recorded with binaural microphones, this audio drama will place you in the center of its scariest stories. Darkest Night, the ‘brutal’ horror podcast that gets inside your head – https://cnet.co/2P38SqY Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us
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The paranormal professionals at CNET offer their advice for playing Ghostbusters World, a map-based AR game that puts a ghoulish twist on Pokemon Go. Ghostbusters World AR game adds extra spooks for Halloween – https://cnet.co/2EVDPsG Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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After a big day of new hardware in Brooklyn, we discuss the latest Mac and iPad announcements. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Apple’s latest iPad gets an all-new design, including a slimmer bezel, Face ID and a Liquid Retina display. #appleevent #ipadpro #apple Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm #appleevent #ipadpro #apple
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Apple’s tiny computer gets its first update in four years. The new MacOS device has new quad- and six-core Intel CPUs and starts at $799. MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPad Pro 2018: Everything Apple just announced – https://cnet.co/2OZChT6 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like
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We go hands-on with Apple’s latest laptop, which comes with a new Retina display, and a new Touch ID sensor on the keyboard. MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPad Pro 2018: Everything Apple just announced – https://cnet.co/2OZChT6 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on
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iPad Pro, Mac Mini, and new MacBook Air: come take a first peek. Read: MacBook Air, Mac Mini and iPad Pro 2018: Everything Apple just announced – https://cnet.co/2OZChT6 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram:
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Apple announced a redesigned Macbook Air, Mac Mini, iPad Pro, and even a new Apple Pencil at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm #appleevent
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A reliable source says Nintendo will revamp its console in 2019. Here’s what the Switch needs next year. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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Anna Kloth never had a typical job. When college graduates scrambled to their first full-time employment, Anna moved from sunny California to the snowy mountains in Utah. She worked in fine dining at a ski resort – but really – she was there for her favorite winter sports: skiing and snowboarding. Anna later found herself
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Hack Your CityEach Monday on Hack Your City, we ask readers for your best tips on a city: driving tips, restaurant recs, things to do, and any other advice for visitors and locals. Then on Thursday, we present the best comments. We’re working our way around the U.S. and around the globe.   This week, Hack
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More and more people are purchasing homes to let out as vacation rentals. While the rewards can be great, so too can the risks, as hundreds of Airbnb landlords have discovered. There are plenty of examples of guests using properties as the location for drug and sex-fueled ragers, leaving thousands of dollars of damage in
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It has a 3D display, 3D cameras, it costs more than an iPhone XS Max and we kind of dig it. The Red Hydrogen One is out this week: Here’s everything you need to know – https://cnet.co/2OSovl2 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet
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Jump to navigation Jump to search Hexagonal dots on white paper, produced by color laser printer (enlarged, dot diameter about 0.1 mm) A Machine Identification Code (MIC), also known as printer steganography, yellow dots, tracking dots or secret dots, is a digital watermark which certain color laser printers and copiers leave on every single printed page,
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You have most likely encountered one-sided objects hundreds of times in your daily life – like the universal symbol for recycling, found printed on the backs of aluminium cans and plastic bottles. This mathematical object is called a Mobius strip. It has fascinated environmentalists, artists, engineers, mathematicians and many others ever since its discovery in 1858 by the German
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(PDF Table Extraction for Humans) Excalibur is a web interface to extract data tables from PDFs, written in Python 3! It is powered by Camelot. Note: Excalibur only works with text-based PDFs and not scanned documents. (As Tabula explains, “If you can click and drag to select text in your table in a PDF viewer,
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A future ‘quantum internet’ could find use long before it reaches technological maturity, a team of physicists predicts. Such a network, which exploits the unique effects of quantum physics, would be fundamentally different to the classical Internet we use today, and research groups worldwide are already working on its early stages of development. The first stages promise virtually
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Washington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation won petitions submitted to the Library of Congress that will make it easier for people to legally remove or repair software in the Amazon Echo, in cars, and in personal digital devices, but the library refused to issue the kind of broad, simple and robust exemptions to copyright rules that
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Kevin Thompson spent seven years toiling on commercial fishing boats. Today he runs a million-dollar, one-person business coaching entrepreneurs on how to grow their businesses. “I get to spend my time hanging out with really awesome entrepreneurs, learning about them, what exciting projects they are working on,” says Thompson, founder of Maximum Response Marketing. “I’ll
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James Patton, BSMilitary Historian, U.S. Army Veteran, and WW-I Feature Writer Every war brings to the fore a new way of maiming and killing soldiers. Gun powder in the 16th and 17th centuries meant that – finally, sadly – one could eliminate many of his enemies with one agent of offensive effort, an artillery round.
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The Surui tribe in Brazil turn to smartphones and Google to save their land and their culture. In the Amazon rainforest, this tribe may just save the whole world – https://cnet.co/2O9JjiO Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow
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My eyes crack open. 7am. Roll over. Grab my phone. Start scrolling… Check Product Hunt. Ahh, shit. Someone just launched an app similar to my product (and we’re still in beta). Scroll through Twitter. Shit! This person I’m jealous of just announced a another success. Read Medium. Fuck. Someone wrote a post almost identical to
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Sensible people tune out when vendors announce partnerships, but the deals Red Hat made with Microsoft and IBM this week are significant, and push forward Red Hat’s ambitions to dominate cloud platform software, as well as driving containers and Kubernetes into the mainstream. (See Red Hat Partners With Microsoft & IBM for Hybrid Cloud Power.)
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Flags fly outside of a Tesla Inc. building in Fremont, California, U.S., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company needed another general assembly line to reach its production targets for the Model 3 vehicle. “A new building was impossible, so we built a giant tent in 2 weeks,” Musk said
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Everyone in Canada with any power has the same job. It doesn’t matter if you’re prime minister, minister of foreign affairs, or premier of Alberta; it doesn’t matter if you’re the mayor of a small town or a CEO of a major company, if you run a cultural institution or a mine. Canadians with any
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Image: Pexels If you’re still trying to figure out what to be for Halloween, Google can help. Google Assistant currently is loaded with a quiz to help you determine what the perfect Halloween costume for you is. To access it, ask a Google Assistant device “What Should I Be For Halloween?” You’ll then be taken
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The year’s most unusual laptop has two screens and no physical keyboard or touchpad. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2icCYYm #Lenovo #LenovoYoga #LenovoTransform
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HAMBURG Maersk’s ambitions of developing a new technical platform built on blockchain technology, developed with IBM, for the container sector overall gets a muted reception from two of the liner company’s closes rivals, German Hapag-Lloyd and France’s CMA CGM. Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen, speaking at the annual Global Liner Shipping Conference in Hamburg, rejected
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DuckDuckGo has been a profitable company since 2014 without storing or sharing any personal information on people using our search engine. As we like to say, what you search on DuckDuckGo is private, even from us! We’re proud to have a business model for a web-based business that’s profitable without making your personal information the
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Fnatic, the reigning EU LCS champions, sent Cloud9, the NA LCS’ golden boys, packing today at the 2018 League of Legends World Championship semifinals. After last week’s quarterfinals matches, hopes were very high for fans of the NA LCS as Cloud9 stepped up and swept the LCK’s second seed Afreeca Freecs. Fnatic won their series
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Future hacker St. Jude has some advice for women who see technology as a problem: get modems. Jude Milhon is a hacker. St. Jude, as she is known, has been messing with code since 1967, when she taught herself Fortran and assembly code for the 1440. Once a Unix programmer, she “speaks C++ without an
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25 October 2018 Since 13 September, ESA’s Mars Express has been observing the evolution of an elongated cloud formation hovering in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet’s equator. In spite of its location, this atmospheric feature is not linked to volcanic activity but is rather a water ice cloud driven
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If you use Bing’s image search, you’re going to see the worst filth you can imagine.  Bing suggests racist terms and shows horrifying images. Bing will even suggest you search for exploited children if you have SafeSearch disabled. We contacted Microsoft for comment, and Jeff Jones, Senior Director at Microsoft, gave us the following statement:
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Image by the author. For DC and other cities concerned about rising traffic, a new study in Portland, Oregon suggests scooters could be a solution. Residents and tourists are using e-scooters in place of car trips, and scooters are drawing people who’ve never ridden a bike or never traveled in a bike lane. The Portland
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Oh hey, another ‘technical shito’ post. Kind of a preamble to what will be the flagship feature of 0.8. (would be nice to add actual tags/categories to this blog, btw. heh) Anyway, I want to talk about how the DS GPU works, how it’s different from modern GPUs, and why I don’t think that using
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Fortnite has become one of the biggest video game sensations in the world. Now its maker, Epic Games, is cashing in. On Friday, Epic said it had raised $1.25 billion from a group that included investment firms like KKR, plus aXiomatic, the owner of the e-sports company Team Liquid. Behind the investment is the hope
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README.asciidoc Introduction I set up a local FreeBSD VirtualBox VM to test something, and it seems to work very well. Due to the novelty factor, I decided to get my software projects to build and pass the tests there. The Projects https://github.com/shlomif/shlomif-computer-settings/ (my dotfiles). https://web-cpan.shlomifish.org/latemp/ https://fc-solve.shlomifish.org/ https://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/projects/black-hole-solitaire-solver/ https://better-scm.shlomifish.org/source/ http://perl-begin.org/source/ https://www.shlomifish.org/meta/site-source/ Written using a mix of
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Tyler Lizenby/CNET I was still in pigtails and barrettes when my mother told me the rules of shopping.  Don’t touch anything. Don’t put your hands in your pockets. When you get old enough to carry a purse, don’t dig through it while you’re in the store. Always get a receipt. Always get a bag.  I
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Karl Baker Delaware News Journal Published 3:22 PM EDT Oct 24, 2018 Delaware had a hand in taking down a British hacker who was selling personal information he stole and hiding the proceeds in bitcoin accounts around the world. The case of cybercriminal Grant West underlines how Delaware continues to be the conduit for global capital,
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A new range of outdoor smart lights from Philips Hue seeks to light up your home’s exterior. We tested all of them at the CNET Smart Home. Make sure to read our CNET review: Philips Hue 2.0 Starter Kit review – https://cnet.co/2PoIjvF Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG
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What I Learned From Making Hot Sauce at Scale in China Back in July, I launched a preorder campaign for my Sichuan Chili Crisp, the first 100% all-natural Sichuan chili sauce to hit the market. It became one of the highest backed food projects on Kickstarter, with over 1600 backers helping me exceed my funding goal
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A social media company is defending itself after it appeared that the suspect in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh that reports say left 11 dead was active on the platform. The website Gab.com, which describes itself as “The Home Of Free Speech Online,” rejected claims it was responsible for the shooting after it confirmed
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Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the Unix process. For other uses, see INIT (disambiguation). Version 7 Unix: /etc listing, showing init and rc Version 7 Unix: contents of an /etc/rc Bourne shell script In Unix-based computer operating systems, init (short for initialization) is the first process started during booting of
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SAN FRANCISCO — Countless dollars and entire scientific careers have been dedicated to predicting where and when the next big earthquake will strike. But unlike weather forecasting, which has significantly improved with the use of better satellites and more powerful mathematical models, earthquake prediction has been marred by repeated failure. Some of the world’s most
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Jump to navigation Jump to search The Basel problem is a problem in mathematical analysis with relevance to number theory, first posed by Pietro Mengoli in 1650 and solved by Leonhard Euler in 1734[1] and read on 5 December 1735 in The Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences.[2] Since the problem had withstood the attacks of
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Most people are familiar with white noise, that static sound of an air conditioner that lulls us to sleep by drowning out any background noise. Except technically, the whirl of a fan or hum of the AC isn’t white noise at all. Many of the sounds we associate with white noise are actually pink noise,
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Streak is a profitable, fast-growing company that is seeking senior backend engineers to join our world class team who will help scale our backend systems to ensure our customers always get a reliable and performant experience. We’re already operating at scale running the largest Cloud Spanner instance in the world outside of Google. ‍ Our
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Image: Pexels I’m a tremendous fan of night or “dark” modes for websites and apps. A darker background uses less battery power and is easier on your eyes than a bright white one. It’s a win-win. I’ve written before about a few Chrome extensions that will let you turn on a dark mode for everything
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Lessons learned on writing web applications completely in Rust This blog post is an update to the preceeding article “A web application completely written in Rust” and summarizes the projects’ progress over the last months. Before continuing, please consider reading the initial blog post first. The initial idea when starting with the project four months ago
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We subjected our brand-new yellow iPhone XR to some falls onto the sidewalk to find out what it takes to break its glass. Read our iPhone XR Review: https://www.cnet.com/reviews/apple-iphone-xr-review-2018/ Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on
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The Tragedy of Saudi Arabia’s War Amal Hussain, 7, is wasting away from hunger. The Saudi-led war in Yemen has pushed millions to the brink of starvation. Chest heaving and eyes fluttering, the 3-year-old boy lay silently on a hospital bed in the highland town of Hajjah, a bag of bones fighting for breath. His
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Amazon pulled its fourth-quarter advertisements from Bloomberg’s website, a move some within the media giant think is retribution for Bloomberg’s controversial story alleging that Chinese spies hacked into the online retailer’s servers. According to a source in a position to know, Amazon’s digital media buyer, Initiative, informed Bloomberg’s sales staff on Oct. 16 that it
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Deutsch – Español – 中文 – Français – Italiano – Polski (♥_♥) the video has subtitles! Our first 100+ unit bulk order pledge…counts as sponsorship! After you listen to Episode 274 in Apple Podcasts, Google Play…linked  here  …you should listen to Episode 275!  Not only do they talk about pledging…they actually pledge $1000! We thank
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Circle Medical is a Y Combinator-backed startup that is reimagining primary care from the ground up. We combine technology and artificial intelligence with some of the nation’s best physicians to deliver a better experience that scales faster and more efficiently than ever before. Ours is a unique environment where physicians, engineers and designers work collaboratively
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Between the imminent arrival of Halloween, the continuation of Netflix’s cartoon miniseries and the recent influx of indie metroidvania games, now is the perfect moment to take a deep dive into the history of the Castlevania series and determine which battle against Count Dracula is the best battle against Count Dracula. I’ve pulled together a
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Seamless API Requests with React Hooks-Part 2 In part 1 we took a look at creating a custom hook called useEndpoint that allowed us to run a GET request and access the response data from inside our React component function. We’ll now take a look at how we can send a POST request from a
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SAN FRANCISCO — At Google’s weekly staff meeting on Thursday, the top question that employees voted to ask Larry Page, a co-founder, and Sundar Pichai, the chief executive, was one about sexual harassment. “Multiple company actions strongly indicate that protection of powerful abusers is literally and figuratively more valuable to the company than the well-being
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Remember the customer who reported a hard-coded packet per second (PPS) limit in AWS? His use case was a reverse-proxy server to a very active database cluster, complete with heartbeats, keep-alive connections, and a heavy load of queries and traffic. When the network throughput was sustained for an hour or so, the throughput would drop
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Think of an intentional community and you might picture dazed hippies trying to survive on a meager kale harvest, or credulous followers in thrall to a charismatic leader. Bill Metcalf, an Australian researcher who has been personally involved in a number of intentional communities while also researching and writing about them for decades, tries to
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The first person to see things unfold was often a new kind of prophet—the telegraph operator. Like prophets of old, telegraph operators “saw” the future by hearing it and used a special language to read invisible signs and translate their meaning for society. The Civil War put the skills of telegraph operators in high demand.
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Photo: Lauren Bates (Getty Images) In birth month clubs, a modern phenomenon in which pregnant strangers convene in online groups based on the month of their due dates, something always happens. After nearly a year of commiserating through posts about baby name quandaries and clueless partners and weird shit that happens to your body, you’ll
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Morocco has decided to scrap winter time and will instead keep its clocks at summer time, GMT+1, all year around. The announcement comes less than two days before the clocks would have gone back by one hour on Sunday. Avoiding the switch would save “an hour of natural light”, Administrative Reform Minister Mohammed Ben Abdelkader
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Said to be spawn of the devil himself and possessed with great powers of prophetic insight, Mother Shipton was Yorkshire’s answer to Nostradamus. Ed Simon looks into how, regardless of whether this prophetess witch actually existed or not, the legend of Mother Shipton has wielded great power for centuries — from the turmoil of Tudor
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A Texas man needed a liver transplant after taking green tea extract, and his case isn’t the first of its kind. Green tea supplements (but not actual green tea) have been linked to liver damage in the past, too. ​How to Figure Out If Your Supplements Are Safe Supplements aren’t regulated like drugs. Their makers
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Image: Shutterstock We are, as a society, having much less sex than we used to, according to Time. Reporter Belinda Luscombe delved into research that indicates people everywhere are just not entertaining themselves by fornicating anymore. For example, the National Opinion Research Council at the University of Chicago claimed that the number of people freaking
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TrueVault is the first data security company entirely focused on protecting consumers’ Personal Data for enterprises. TrueVault decouples consumer identity from consumer behavior to eliminate data security risks and compliance liabilities, giving companies only the data they need. As organizations collect and store more data to drive their businesses forward, they are simultaneously increasing their risk and liability.
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Photo: A.A. Newton Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. Claire is busily filming exciting Thanksgiving video content, so this week is a guest post—written by me, A.A. Newton—dedicated to a true classic: the Negroni. Leave the Workweek Behind With an Irish
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A worker on the Model 3 assembly line at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., in June. Photo: Brian Molyneaux for The Wall Street Journal 32 Comments By Dana Cimilluca, Dana Cimilluca The Wall Street Journal Biography @danacimilluca Dana.Cimilluca@wsj.com Susan Pulliam and Susan Pulliam The Wall Street Journal Biography Susan.Pulliam@wsj.com Aruna Viswanatha Aruna Viswanatha The
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Graphic: Elena Scotti Evil WeekWelcome to Evil Week, our annual chance to delve into all the slightly sketchy hacks we’d usually refrain from recommending. Want to weasel your way into free drinks, play elaborate mind games, or, er, launder some money? We’ve got all the info you need to successfully be unsavory.   You can find
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Red Dead Redemption 2 is an absurdly big game, full of secrets, systems, and hidden surprises. It’s possible to just learn how it all works by playing, but its first few hours can be overwhelming and a little confusing. I’m here to help. I’ve learned a lot about how Red Dead 2 works over the
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I hope everybody’s having fun in the deadlift challenge, but if you’re not, is it because you don’t have a barbell to lift? We covered some dumbbell and bodyweight alternatives last week (the trick is to do the deadlifts on one leg), but here are some more options for when you still want to lift
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Every time Jim meets a patient, he cries,” Padmanee said to The New York Times in 2016. “Well not every time,” Jim added. Jim Allison and Padmanee Sharma work together at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, having met in 2005 and married in 2014. A decade before they met, Allison and his
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6.1. Git in a Nutshell Git enables the maintenance of a digital body of work (often, but not limited to, code) by many collaborators using a peer-to-peer network of repositories. It supports distributed workflows, allowing a body of work to either eventually converge or temporarily diverge. This chapter will show how various aspects of Git
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A massive new survey developed by MIT researchers reveals some distinct global preferences concerning the ethics of autonomous vehicles, as well as some regional variations in those preferences. The survey has global reach and a unique scale, with over 2 million online participants from over 200 countries weighing in on versions of a classic ethical
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A little less than one-third of employers who employ background checks on job applicants check their credit as part of their research, according to a survey from Career Builder. While the Fair Credit Reporting Act stipulates that employers need to get your written permission before they do so and can’t see your credit score (they
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🎉 WebRender is in beta 🎉! There are still a number of blocking bugs so WebRender will stay on beta for a few trains until it has received enough polish to hit the release population. This is an important milestone for everyone working on the project and the main piece of news outside of the
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TeXMe is a lightweight JavaScript-based utility to create self-rendering Markdown + LaTeX documents. Contents Get Started Copy and paste the code below into an HTML file with .html as the extension name: <!DOCTYPE html><script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/texme@0.4.0"></script><textarea> # Euler's Identity In mathematics, **Euler's identity** is the equality $$ e^{i pi} + 1 = 0. $$ ## Explanation
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The July/August issue of acmqueue is out now Subscribers and ACM Professional members login here Programming Languages   PDF April 12, 2016Volume 14, issue 1 Sometimes all you need is the right language. Carlos Baquero and Nuno Preguiça Any computing system can be described as executing sequences of actions, with an action being any relevant
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RobinHood: tail latency aware caching – dynamic reallocation from cache-rich to cache-poor October 26, 2018 tags: Microsoft, Performance RobinHood: tail latency aware caching – dynamic reallocation from cache-rich to cache-poor Berger et al., OSDI’18 It’s time to rethink everything you thought you knew about caching! My mental model goes something like this: we have a set
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If you’re in search of the best city to jumpstart a tech career, but also want to enjoy quality of life and affordability, where would you call home? According to a new study, you might not need to look further than North Carolina. CompTIA’s 2018 Tech Town Index found that Charlotte is the number one
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Gophish: Open-Source Phishing Toolkit Gophish is an open-source phishing toolkit designed for businesses and penetration testers. It provides the ability to quickly and easily setup and execute phishing engagements and security awareness training. Install Installation of Gophish is dead-simple – just download and extract the zip containing the release for your system, and run the
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Navy curry and rice is both practical and delicious. Takatoshi Kurikawa / Alamy An army marches on its stomach—or so goes a common saying. Something similar could be said for sailors, and for more than a century, Japanese naval forces have been kept afloat with curry. Nevertheless, karē, or curry, is a relative newcomer to
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Caruso: [Dan,] you have famously argued that freedom evolves and that humans, alone among the animals, have evolved minds that give us free will and moral responsibility. I, on the other hand, have argued that what we do and the way we are is ultimately the result of factors beyond our control, and that because
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Join CNET’s Lexy Savvides, Vanessa Hand Orellana and Patrick Holland for live coverage of Apple’s event on Oct. 30 in Brooklyn, New York. The company is is expected to announce a new iPad Pro, new Macs and more. Stay tuned! Follow our live blog – http://live.cnet.com/#AllEvents Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the
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Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Thursday’s Best Deals: Red Dead Redemption 2, Screen Mounts, Oakley Sunglasses, and More Red Dead Redemption 2, the Dyson Ball Animal
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Photo: Blend Images – JGI/Jamie Grill (Getty Images) My five-year-old daughter has declared that ketchup is “spicy.” She prefers foods in shades of beige. Her ideal dinner rotation would be something like dino nuggets and peas, cheese pizza and peas, plain udon noodles and peas, tater tots and peas, and ice cream and peas. As
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People who buy organic food are usually convinced it’s better for their health, and they’re willing to pay dearly for it. But until now, evidence of the benefits of eating organic has been lacking. Now a new French study that followed 70,000 adults, most of them women, for five years has reported that the most
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A non boring advice about your employee stock purchase plan This is the best thing you can do with your money My employer offers many generous perks. One of them is called an ESPP or employee stock purchase plan. It is a scheme by which the employer incentivizes you to purchase its stock using a portion of
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Image: Fabian Hurnaus from Pexels Have your hands full making dinner but itching to sell some stocks at the same time? Now you can ask Alexa to do it for you. TD Ameritrade clients can now “trade through voice command after clearing numerous security steps, including a PIN and two-factor authentication,” reports Marketwatch. Each trade
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It’s time for some dead-serious debate. Speaking of dead, today Jeff debates Giant Bomb’s Abby Russell over the best scary game of all time, and whether or not it’s worth buying physical copies of games. Oh, and also a really good cats-vs.-dogs fight. Watch us debate Palm in last week’s episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96cDxmeha08 Watch us debate
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I think we all can agree that the 2018 midterm elections are critical. This means that our votes matter more now than ever. But what happens when you’ve registered and are ready to participate in this good ol’ democracy but can’t? Let’s talk about voter suppression. Voter suppression is simple—it’s a set of tactics used
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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Life is precarious, and nothing makes you appreciate that fact quite like a Reddit-generated list of potential death traps. On the upside, one person’s anxiety-provoking tip might be another person’s life-saving knowledge. Over on r/AskReddit, user u/luciflerfather demanded to know, “What fact could probably save your life?” Some of the answers were pretty surprising—apparently death
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Evil WeekWelcome to Evil Week, our annual chance to delve into all the slightly sketchy hacks we’d usually refrain from recommending. Want to weasel your way into free drinks, play elaborate mind games, or, er, launder some money? We’ve got all the info you need to successfully be unsavory.   I’m not going to ask why
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Sway 1.0-beta.1 contains 2,544 changes from 80 contributors since 0.15.2, plus 3,225 changes from 67 contributors via wlroots, for a total of 5,769 changes from 128 people over the past 14 months, and is the first beta release of sway 1.0. Beta releases are considered feature-complete, but are not thought to be bug-free. Nevertheless, it
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Jeff Bakalar sits down with Scott Stein to discuss the massive scope of Red Dead Redemption 2 and his impressions of having played more than 40 hours of Rockstar Games’ latest. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter:
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What’s the number one worry for SMS API users? For many of our SMSAPI customers, the SMS alerts that they send are a vital part of their business.  Whether they’re sending crucial account notification texts, job alerts even server status updates, in most cases it’s essential that these texts arrive. For many, the number one
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Jim McCants took green tea capsules in a drive to get healthy in middle age. His doctors now say they left him needing an urgent liver transplant, writes the BBC’s Tristan Quinn. It should have been one of the happiest days of his life. But Jim McCants looks back on his youngest son’s high school
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External Link: A phone spying on its owner. If your phone is turned on and has signal, it can be communicating — whether you’ve asked it to or not — with a wide variety of companies, many of which you won’t have any direct relationship with. And yes, this can happen even when you’re not
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Faire is revolutionizing wholesale and helping local retailers and their suppliers be relevant and successful in a technology enabled era. Role Description: We are looking for an outstanding product manager who will collaborate closely with engineering, design, data science and logistics teams to drive our redistribution efforts. You will play a critical role during this
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A lot of you probably recognize my wife’s yellow-wrapped P85. So, a couple of months ago I decided that I would look into attempting to retrofit everything needed to make my my wife’s 2014 P85 (VIN P28xxx) autopilot capable.  Several people said I was crazy, that it would never work, it would take way too
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Along the beach in Santa Monica, California, on the fourth Saturday of every month, an elderly gentleman could be found flying kites with his wife and three daughters. The panda bears, butterflies, and centipedes floating in the breeze were of his own design. Today’s Doodle honors the life and legacy of Tyrus Wong (born Wong
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The New Apple iPhone XNurPhoto via Getty Images Apple has managed to prevent the hottest iPhone hacking company in the world from doing its thing. Uncloaked by Forbes in March, Atlanta-based Grayshift promised governments its GrayKey tech could crack the passcodes of the latest iOS models, right up to the iPhone X. From then on,
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NEWS 24 October 2018 Logging hypotheses and protocols before performing research seems to work as intended: to reduce publication bias for positive results. Matthew Warren Search for this author in: Registering research protocols in advance of data collection could change the findings. Credit: Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg/Getty Studies that fail to find a positive result are often
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Facebook wants to make YouTube-style monologue videos the new way for politicians to talk straight with their constituency. Today, Facebook launches Candidate Info, featuring thousands of direct-to-camera vertical videos where federal, state, and local candidates introduce themselves and explain their top policy priority, qualifications, and biggest goal if they win office. Congress members including Elizabeth
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At Paperspace, we’re rethinking cloud computing from the ground up. TECHNOLOGY Every day we work with some of the most interesting technologies, from low-level streaming to GPU infrastructure to the latest in software defined networking. The speed of light comes up in conversation more than you’d think. PRODUCT The company was founded with the premise
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IronDB is a resilient key-value store for the browser. IronDB is the best way to store persistent key-value data in the browser. Data saved to IronDB is redundantly saved to multiple browser stores Cookies IndexedDB LocalStorage SessionStorage and relentlessly self heals if any of those stores are deleted or corrupted. In this way, IronDB is
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Apple and Samsung have each been hit with multimillion-euro fines over the “planned obsolescence” of some of their phones. advertisement In a first-of-its-kind ruling, antitrust regulators in Italy said the companies encouraged users to install operating system updates that slowed down older phones, effectively encouraging them to buy newer models. Samsung was fined €5 million
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The new Apple products rumored to be coming at the Oct. 30 launch event, and our iPhone XR verdict. Read the new iPad Pro 2018: All the rumors on specs, price, Apple Pencil and Oct. 30 debut – https://cnet.co/2CuYrVx Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like
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Photo: Donald Iain Smith (Getty Images) A third of today’s teenagers don’t read books for pleasure, reports a survey from the American Psychological Association. That’s nearly triple the number reported in the 1970s. And yet teens are reading—perhaps more than ever before. Glued to screens, they’re voraciously consuming words in the form of texts, photo
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Eugene Shoemaker looking over a lunar lander model of his own making. NASA/Public Domain Enough human beings have walked on the Moon at this point that it’s almost the “visiting the Empire State Building” of space exploration (that’s 12, if you’re keeping track). But for as many living people who have taken a walk on
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Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images If you’re one of the millions of people who didn’t win last night’s $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, don’t feel bad about the $2 you spent on the ticket. Because a lot of good comes from playing the lottery. Most personal finance advice related to the lotto goes like this: Wealthy
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We take a quick shopping tour through the first cashier-free Amazon Go store in San Francisco. Read the CNET article: Amazon Go cashierless store arrives in San Francisco – https://cnet.co/2PiN4a7 Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/cnettv Check out our playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet
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# Distributed Systems Engineer: Love Docker, Golang, and distributed systems? Pachyderm (github.com/pachyderm/pachyderm) is hiring distributed systems engineers to help us build out the core product — a distributed version-controlled filesystem and data processing engine. You’ll be solving hard algorithmic and distributed systems problems every day and building a first-of-its-kind, containerized, data infrastructure platform. While your
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Good morning from CNET NY Studios while we record the daily news-bite podcast: The 3:59. Hangout while we cover a multitude of stories from around the tech world and then the CNET staff will take your questions and comments in the chat. Watch more episodes of 3:59 on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Livestream: https://livestream.com/cnet/events/59… Periscope: https://www.pscp.tv/CNET/ Twitch:
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Virtual reality is helping neurosurgeons and patients visualize brain surgeries in 3D. Plus, robotic skins could give astronauts the freedom to turn inanimate objects into robots, and a Rubik’s cube that solves itself. Read the CNET article: VR could be your next painkiller – https://cnet.co/2O1LLru Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new
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Screenshot: WPMI-TV Drawing is hard. Even after a lesson with a New Yorker cartoonist, I get spooked by the simplest drawing exercises. If you’re also easily scared off, but you want to get better, try these basic drawing exercises at Envato. They address issues like “I can’t draw a circle” or “my proportions are all
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“Was this an Ad?!”: An Investigation of Paid Social Media Endorsements By Arunesh Mathur, Arvind Narayanan, Marshini Chetty This post summarizes our paper Endorsements on Social Media: An Empirical Study of Affiliate Marketing Disclosures on YouTube and Pinterest. This paper will be presented at the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW
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Evil WeekWelcome to Evil Week, our annual chance to delve into all the slightly sketchy hacks we’d usually refrain from recommending. Want to weasel your way into free drinks, play elaborate mind games, or, er, launder some money? We’ve got all the info you need to successfully be unsavory.   A lot of games require a
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A tool for exploring a docker image, layer contents, and discovering ways to shrink your Docker image size. To analyze a Docker image simply run dive with an image tag/id/digest: dive <your-image-tag> or if you want to build your image then jump straight into analyzing it: dive build -t <some-tag> . This is beta quality!
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Millimeter wave, latency, speed, density — 5G cellular technology comes with plenty of jargon. Bridget Carey breaks it down for you in a simple way — with bar games. Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cnet Follow us on
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Published: 2018-10-21 By Vinayak Mehta In blog. tags: excalibur Last week, Camelot trended at #1 on Hacker News, Github and #5 on Product Hunt. Thank you for the love! There’s still a lot to do to make it more awesome. You can follow the roadmap on its Github wiki. You can also check out my
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Node.js 11.0.0 is here! This is the newest Node.js Current Release line with a focus primarily on improving internals, performance, and an update to V8 7.0. Build FreeBSD 10 is no longer supported. #22617 child_process The default value of the windowsHide option has been changed to true. #21316 console console.countReset() will emit a warning if
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QUITO (Reuters) – – Ecuador does not plan to intervene with the British government on behalf of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in talks over his situation as an asylee in the South American country’s London embassy, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of
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By Sam Benzaquen, Alkis Evlogimenos, Matt Kulukundis, and Roman Perepelitsa We are extremely pleased to announce the availability of the new “Swiss Table” family of hashtables in Abseil and the absl::Hash hashing framework that allows easy extensibility for user defined types. Last year at CppCon, We presented a talk on a new hashtable that we
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As a Data Engineer, you will use data to inform business and product decisions. You will build tools to automate reporting and generate insight that will allow us to quickly and accurately see how our product and processes are performing. You will take responsibility for and deliver multiple BI work-streams, both on an ongoing and
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Dear members of the NIPS community, As many of you know, there has been an ongoing discussion concerning the name of the Neural Information Processing Systems conference. The current acronym NIPS has unintended connotations that some members of the community find offensive. Following several well-publicized incidents of insensitivity at past conferences, and our acknowledgement of
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Example project of how-to build HLS-streaming server using oat++ Async-API. Live stream tested with Safari-Browser and VLC-player More about oat++: Overview Server generates infinite .m3u8 playlist from the pre-generated playlist_live.m3u8 file in the video folder.File video/playlist_live.m3u8 together with video chunks is generated using ffmpeg. Server is built using oat++ Async-Api and has following endpoints: ("GET",
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Reports are popping up about quirks in the latest Google phones that are driving Pixel users batty. Meanwhile, Alphabet’s Waymo reaches a milestone. All that and your comments on this episode of Alphabet City! Subscribe to CNET: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV CNET playlists: https://www.youtube.com/user/CNETTV/playlists Download the new CNET app: https://cnet.app.link/GWuXq8ExzG Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnet Follow us on
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This Perl Goes To 11 Perl 11 is not (yet) an actual version of Perl; rather, Perl 11 is currently a philosophy with 3 primary tenets: 1. Pluggability Of Perl On All Levels 2. Reunification Of Perl 5 & Perl 6 3. Runtime Performance Of C/C++ Or Faster Perl 11 promotes ideas which will make
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Join the nation’s largest rewards program for local business We’re trusted by over 12,000 local businesses to automatically bring in more customers and keep them coming back. Let us show you how with your first month free. See a Demo Next Next Finish Error
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“You see that guy over there?” James points with his chin, not his finger, at a paletero wheeling his ice cream trolley through the Mission. “He could fix that front wheel. He don’t want to. But that’s his thing. People feel sorry for him. And that’s how he sells so much ice cream.” Everyone’s got
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Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Tuesday’s Best Deals: Casper Mattresses, Ninja Kitchen Gear, Amazon Furniture, and More Klipsch speakers, Amazon-branded furniture, and Casper’s most affordable mattresses
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Picture-in-picture (PIP) video playback is a user-favorite feature on Android’s Chrome app, and you can now get it on your Chrome desktop browser—as long as you’ve updated to Chrome 70, that is. How to watch videos PIP in Chrome 70 You can check to make sure you’re running the latest version of Chrome by opening
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Earlier this week, a Tesla owner in Essex, Great Britain, posted security camera footage of his Model S getting stolen by a pair of thieves who were able to unlock and start the car with a smartphone and a tablet. By hijacking the owner’s key fob, they were able to get in, turn on the
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UberEats has been a bright spot for the company, according to Uber and its investors. Shown, a delivery driver in Bangkok on March 9. Photo: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg News 57 Comments By Greg Bensinger and Greg Bensinger The Wall Street Journal Biography @GregBensinger Google+ Greg.Bensinger@wsj.com Andy Pasztor Andy Pasztor The Wall Street Journal Biography Andy.Pasztor@wsj.com Oct.
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Photo: Getty Images (Janmejaysinh Jadeja/EyeEm) Everyone is thinking about costumes with Halloween right around the corner, but for some people, dressing up as someone else is a very serious business. For spies, it’s a matter of life and death, and they need to get it exactly right. Jonna Mendez is the CIA’s former Chief of
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The 3D Secure protocol, often known by its branded names like “Verified by Visa” or “Mastercard SecureCode” aims to reduce fraud and provide added security to online payments. Beginning in 2019, banks are expected to gradually start supporting a new version of 3D Secure. 3D Secure v2 adds “frictionless authentication” and improves the user experience.
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Image: Pexels Like helping others? JetBlue would like to take you on a mystery vacation to an undisclosed location where you can do some good. The company just launched a #CheckInForGood contest, where potential travelers can enter to score a free vacation (with 49 other people) to …somewhere. The destination will be announced the morning
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What’s so special about superfoods, anyway? Even as the term fades slightly from marketing copy, we all still pay attention to specific foods that we’ve heard are better for us than the rest. Red wine. Goji berries. Kale. In truth, what sets these foods apart has more to do with marketing dollars than their effects
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This post is a companion to the Terraform announcements made during the HashiConf 2018 Opening Keynote. We’re excited to announce that HashiCorp Terraform collaboration features are coming to all users. Historically, collaboration features have been available to Enterprise customers only. Going forward collaboration features will be available for free to practitioners and small teams, at
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Until a few weeks ago, Alex Stamos was Facebook’s chief security officer. He led the hunt for Russian political disinformation on the platform after the 2016 US election. Now at Stanford University, he recently announced the creation of the Stanford Internet Observatory—a project to tackle hate speech, propaganda, and manipulation by bringing together academic researchers, social scientists, policymakers, and the tech giants
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Following are some comments from the The BSAE class of ’74 Class Reunion in 2000: ► Most Useful Class .. Aircraft Design – In my last several coop quarters and my first year and a half as an engineer, I worked on developing a preliminary design code for fighter aircraft design. I later worked on
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Illustration: Chelsea Beck/GMG Evil WeekWelcome to Evil Week, our annual chance to delve into all the slightly sketchy hacks we’d usually refrain from recommending. Want to weasel your way into free drinks, play elaborate mind games, or, er, launder some money? We’ve got all the info you need to successfully be unsavory.   You’re likely familiar
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Websites in 2018 Do you want to receive notifications? no yes Your Privacy We use cookies on our website to improve your experience and show more relevant advertisements. If you want to learn more, please take a look at our Terms and Conditions and Cookies Policy. Accept According to the California Law §28, Hague Convention
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